Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Instransigent gives Judge John Clapham another breeding success ››
24 Apr 2014 | By Michelle Saba For over 40 years Auckland Branch member and former NZTBA Councillor Judge John Clapham, has been passionate about breeding racehorses, and in that time he has nurtured the families from two foundation broodmares, Pantoufle (GB) (Panaslipper [IRE]- E
Breeders' Bulletin Autumn 2014 ››
22 Apr 2014 | By NZTBA  NZTBA abandons its building at Ellerslie... Read the full story and more here ..
NZ Thoroughbred Breeders' Bulletin ››
22 Apr 2014 | By NZTBA  NZTBA abandons its Ellerslie office....  Read the full story and more here..
Perth Brothers choose New Zealand to start their breeding venture ››
16 Apr 2014 | By Michelle Saba   Perth-based brothers John and Dean Brescacin have been in and out of race horses for years, but only ventured into the breeding game four years ago and have come up trumps with their first horse. The pair bred Caduceus (Lucky Unicorn [AUS]
Kisses lands a big one for the Chequers Stud brothers ››
08 Apr 2014 | By Michelle Saba Cambridge brothers Chris Campin and Mark Fraser-Campin don’t usually race fillies, but they are pleased they made an exception and kept Kisses, especially after she recently won her second Listed race in the Christchurch Casino Easter Cup...

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Online Editor, Sally Cassels-Brown: sally@nzthoroughbred.co.nz



The 2013 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, has arrived at Cheveley Park Stud in Newmarket, England for the first leg of his 8 month tour.  He reports on his first few weeks' experience at Cheveley.

here to read his first blog




Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2014 Pearl Series.
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Dates to Remember

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Upcoming Sales

2014 National Yearling Sale South Island Session
13 April 2014
Christchurch Showgrounds



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